Kensington, Connecticut

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Population in 2010: 8,459.
Population change since 2000: -1.0%
Males: 4,186  (49.5%)
Females: 4,273  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

47.2 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06037.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $87,733 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Kensington:

$87,733
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,605 (it was $25,030 in 2000)

Kensington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $265,274 (it was $155,700 in 2000)
Kensington:

$265,274
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,250; detached houses: $292,118; townhouses or other attached units: $210,065; in 2-unit structures: $243,494; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,017; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $217,559; mobile homes: $174,567

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,196.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kensington: 105.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Kensington, CT (2010)
    • 7,81192.3%White alone
    • 2903.4%Hispanic
    • 2262.7%Asian alone
    • 670.8%Two or more races
    • 510.6%Black alone
    • 80.09%Other race alone
    • 40.05%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Kensington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kensington, Connecticut as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kensington is 8,496 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (30.5%), Polish (16.1%), American (5.9%), Irish (4.6%), German (4.0%), French Canadian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 5.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,607 people per square mile   (low).

Kensington, Connecticut map

881 residents are foreign born (6.2% Europe, 2.2% Asia, 1.4% Latin America).

This place:

10.5%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,572 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,279 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: New Britain, CT (3.2 miles , pop. 71,538).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (75.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (78.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Berlin, CT (0.9 miles ),
New Britain, CT (1.8 miles ),
Newington, CT (2.2 miles ),
Cromwell, CT (2.4 miles ),
Plainville, CT (2.4 miles ),
Southington, CT (2.4 miles ),
Rocky Hill, CT (2.5 miles ),
Meriden, CT (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 72.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -847 (-10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 678 (16.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Distribution of median household income in Kensington, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kensington, CT in 2017
Kensington satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Most common industries in Kensington, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (9.4%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.3%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Kensington, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Engineers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Registered nurses (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Kensington, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kensington, Connecticut average temperatures Kensington, Connecticut average precipitation Kensington, Connecticut humidity Kensington, Connecticut wind speed Kensington, Connecticut snowfall Kensington, Connecticut sunshine Kensington, Connecticut clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.8. This is about average.

City:

86.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.309. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.309
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.238. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.82
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kensington-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Kensington place center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 tornado 18.4 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kensington-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from Kensington center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from Kensington center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from Kensington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hartford County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kensington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kensington:

  • LEDGECREST HEALTH CARE (154 KENSINGTON RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Kensington:

  • BERLIN VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BERLIN, CT)
  • ANDREW HOUSE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • ANDREW HOUSE SNF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • WALNUT HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • HOSPITAL OF CENTRAL CONNECTICUT, THE Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • VNA OF CENTRAL CONNECTICUT INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • JEROME HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW BRITAIN, CT)

Amtrak station:

BERLIN (DEPOT RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kensington:

  • Central Connecticut State University (about 5 miles; New Britain, CT; Full-time enrollment: 9,989)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 8 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Wesleyan University (about 8 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • Trinity College (about 10 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,355)
  • Goodwin College (about 11 miles; East Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Capital Community College (about 11 miles; Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,609)
  • University of Hartford (about 12 miles; West Hartford, CT; FT enrollment: 6,398)

Public elementary/middle school in Kensington:

Private elementary/middle schools in Kensington:

  • ST PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 461 ALLING ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • MOORELAND HILL SCHOOL (Students: 40, Location: 166 LINCOLN ST, Grades: 4-8)
See full list of schools located in Kensington

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kensington: Berlin Station (A), Berlin Town Emergency Management Office (B), Kensington Fire District Tax Office (C), Saint Pauls Convent (D), New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park (E), Kensington Volunteer Fire Department (F), Berlin-Peck Memorial Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kensington include: Kensington Congregational Church (A), Kensington United Methodist Church (B), Saint Pauls Church (C), Christian Life Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Christian Lane Cemetery (1), Blue Hills Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Norton Pond (A), Papel Goods Pond (B), Hart Ponds (C), Paper Goods Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Belcher Brook (A), Crooked Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kensington include: Griswold Park (1), Percival Field (2), Treasure Field (3), Dennehy Field (4), Hungerford Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Coronet Motel (811 Wilbur Crossing Highway), Deylin Motor Lodge (1191 Wilbur Crossing Highway), Johnson's Motel (1867 Wilbur Crossing Highway), Little Village (1401 Wilbur Crossing Highway), MT Royal Motel (2447 Wilbur Crossing Highway), Kenilworth Motel (176 Wilbur Crossing Highway), A Comfort Motel (354 Wilbur Crossing Highway), Salsbury Motel (829 Wilbur Crossing Highway), Berlin Motor Inn (1737 Wilbur Crossing Highway).

Birthplace of: Austin Stowell - Actor, Bob Hart (umpire) - Baseball umpire.

Hartford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kensington and their reported violations in the past:

KENSINGTON FIRE DISTRICT (Population served: 7,553, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-2013 and APR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-2013 and APR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.5%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Kensington in 2010:

  • 53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Kensington (2011 data):

  • Webster Bank, National Association: Kensington Branch at 346 Main Street, branch established on 1873/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Kensington:

Marital status in Kensington, CT
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Kensington:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kensington
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kensington, CT (based on Hartford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,203100
Mainline Protestant73,522183
Evangelical Protestant50,619214
Other28,18394
Black Protestant8,44626
Orthodox3,66513
None451,376-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 215
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Hartford County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
This county:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 755
Hartford County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hartford County:

7.4%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hartford County:

22.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hartford County:

16.0%
Connecticut:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.7%
Connecticut:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.6%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kensington:

20.2%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Connecticut:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kensington:

36.2%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Kensington:

57.0%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kensington, CT Residents

3.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($650 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.04%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  0.53% ($52,965 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.43% ($58,256)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.32% ($63,792)


4.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($81,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,656 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tolland County, CT  0.51% ($59,435 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.43% ($54,707)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.37% ($71,069)
Businesses in Kensington, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
CVS1Kincaid1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx2

Strongest AM radio stations in Kensington:

  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRYM (840 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMRD (1150 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kensington:

  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WERB (94.5 FM; BERLIN, CT; Owner: BERLIN BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFCS (107.7 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kensington:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.4mTotal length
  • 12,600Total average daily traffic
  • 504Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,722Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 311 Reservior Rd (Lat: 41.613167 Lon: -72.802333), Call Sign: KNEG216,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/1998, Expiration Date: 02/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003, Registrant: Park Radio & Tv Inc, 380 Park St, New Britain, CT 06051
  • Lat: 41.643306 Lon: -72.796139, Call Sign: WPXZ303,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.050 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2013, Expiration Date: 07/03/2023, Certifier: John Steffen, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • 222 Lincoln St (Lat: 41.642167 Lon: -72.791278), Call Sign: WQXM223,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2016, Expiration Date: 04/12/2026, Certifier: Mike Connors, Registrant: Connecticut Radio, Inc., 1208 Cromwell Ave, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, Phone: (860) 563-4867, Fax: (860) 563-1179, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TURKEY HILL, Elwood Road (Lat: 41.615500 Lon: -72.784667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WPUB491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2012, Expiration Date: 01/29/2022, Certifier: James Simon, Registrant: Utility Communications, 920 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514, Phone: (203) 287-1306, Email:
  • CT-HFD0123A, 240 Kensington Ave (Lat: 41.626194 Lon: -72.775611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQMQ313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kensington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kensington)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$219,49232$210,816152$192,72212$67,0053$234,730
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$145,2701$267,80013$225,6592$27,1250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$181,1305$140,76045$211,6364$28,7452$151,115
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$226,3653$181,90330$216,8752$240,8850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$241,3905$194,9701$11,8600$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4001.00 , 4003.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$260,8774$241,053
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$169,3103$315,093
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$371,5601$269,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$181,8301$267,560
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4001.00 , 4003.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kensington, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kensington, CT - Value

2002 - 2011 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2011 the average number of fires per year is 21. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 57 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Kensington, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (38.0%), and Outside Fires (26.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kensington, CT
    • 8138.0%Structure Fires
    • 5726.8%Outside Fires
    • 4420.7%Other
    • 3114.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kensington, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kensington, CT
  • 65.6%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kensington, CT
  • 43.8%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Electricity
  • 14.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.9%Wood
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Kensington compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Kensington on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #69 (06037) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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